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-year journey for the community. some of you have been with us from the start. today we join together the community, the faculty, the students, the staff, the business community and our neighbors and friends to start a new chapter in our history. we'd like to introduce john miso, president of our board of trustees. he has been with us for the last few years helping us with this project. he chairs the information committee that watches over this project, including our higher goals. >> trustee riso >> thank you. so how is everybody doing today? i thought so. you know, the opening of a new education facility is always a wonderful experience. a new facility dedicated to serving students as is city college. this particular educational facility, though, has a long history and struggle, a lot of false starts and reboots and now it's here. i've been working on this along with many other people for about 5 years and i just wanted to thank some of the people that i've been working with and i'm not going to mention everyone because there are so many people who have, are responsible for this
of her and got her treatment. they also provided information to the police which ultimately assisted us in making the arrest. >> reporter: as police gathered clues they say the teen called one of the victim's family members demanding ransom money. police arrested him soon after back at the shopping center still in possession of the woman's van. they say his handgun turned out to be a fake. the 14-year-old is booked into juvenile hall facing a litany of charges including attempted murder, robbery, kidnapping for ransom and carjacking. it will be up to the d.a. if he is going to be charged as an adult. live in vallejo, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> now let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. it's been raining. >> yeah. some breaking news out there. >> yeah. >> we had some rain. >> we got some rain out there. stormy this morning, now it's broken off to showers. scattered showers around the bay area. still pockets of moderate amounts of rain in the santa cruz motts, los gatos, sliding into the san jose area. we're far from done. this is just the first round that came through early on thi
>> good evening. thanks for joining us on this halloween, this giants style halloween. i'm raj mathai. >> i'm in for jessica. they know how to throw a party in san francisco. giants fans were treated to a world series victory parade. >> fans and broadcasters. we're still recovering. another magical moment in what's a magical period in giants history. early estimates now as our nbc chopper working the parade, 1 million people turned out for the parade down market street like in 1958 and like they did in 2010. they stood dozens deep behind the barriers in orange and black on this halloween. the parade ended, then at the civic center with special moments from receiving the broom to the city to a surprise musical guest. he looks familiar. a day that brought giants fans together from across northern california. >> we have all of the highlights and team coverage. let's begin with damian trujillo at at&t park with fan reaction. hi, damion. >> reporter: it was so loud in the parade route i told a san francisco police officer we needed earplugs and she jokingly said what? you know these
elissa harrington is on the ground with the latest information what can you tell us. >> reporter: there's mud and water everywhere. this is what we're seeing throughout several blocks in this daly city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting
the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report, just released, 171,000 jobs have been added. that's more than what was expected. >>> lottery winner claims her
. >> thank you so much for helping. >> reporter: tell us how great the need is. >> it's enormous and it's growing every day. this is ramping up to be one of our largest responses in the past five years. we have tons of volunteers out there right now working with local government and partner agencies taking care of people making sure they have a warm place to be, hot meals, clean- up supplies, whatever they need to get back on their feet. >> reporter: this is catastrophic. >> it is. it's unlike anything we have seen in a long time so we expect this relief effort to go on for longer than weeks. >> reporter: besides the bay area helping today with pitching in with much-needed funds we have volunteer efforts, as well. >> we have 126 volunteers as of today that are out there dedicating their time working for a minimum of two weeks at a time helping out with the effort. it's been amazing, the response from local volunteers. >> reporter: many of these people took vacation time to do this. >> they did. it's hard to imagine. people are using vacation time to really do hard work. but it's meanin
that would allow it to rise automatically. republicans use the debt ceiling last year to extract spending cuts and they don't want to give up that leverage. >> there's a lot of things i've wanted in my life but almost all of them had a price tag attached to them. and if we're going to talk about the debt limit in this, there's going to be some price tag associated with it. >> reporter: the white house still seat tchlsiethes over las fight and doesn't want a replay. >> to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. >> reporter: the more both sides talk, the more complications they discover. the white house says nothing will move forward until republicans agree to raise taxes on the wealthy and cope them where they are for the middle class. in a couple of hours, the president will be in suburban philadelphia to talk about just that. >> major garrett, thanks. bob schieffer, host of "face the nation" joins us now. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> you're in washington. help us make some sense
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> all while the cia announces its launching an investigation into petraeus' conduct while he was still in charge of the agency. >> petraeus insists no classified documents exchanged hands during his affair. >>> this battle is escalating. >> israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >>> as long as i've been here i haven't seen something to this magnitude. >> four people are dead and 17 more hurt after a train crash with a parade float carrying veterans and their wives through west texas. >>> president obama visited new york yesterday to see the damage from superstorm sandy. >> i promise we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >> hostess brands is liquidating. the twinkie maker will lay off most of its 18,000-person workforce. >> touchdown, 79 yards. >> buffalo wins to go to 4-6. >> all that -- >> i just want to say thank you. >> you're very welcome. your very welcome. >> you're very handsome. >> and so that's -- >> that's how i roll, too. >> that's how you roll. >> and all tha
of the storm. >>> ever meet the crazy uncle? >> that's you? >> they used to put me at the kids' table when i was drinking. >>> all that -- >> got him, down field. robinson for the touchdown! >> it is good! and winner for houston. >> the ball is loose and a touchdown. >> oh, my. >> and all that matters. >> spectators mind from the thanksgiving day parade. >> i really liked kermit. >>> americans made 46 million urkeys today. and those americans are chris christie and newt gingrich. . bs> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. norah o'do black friday is in full swing at n fullour. in fact, it started last night as thousands of stores across thecountry opened after try ksgiving dinner. >> shoppers are expected to spend more than $11 billion today. ee retailer hope to earn up to profit their all-important holiday profits this weekend and the national retail federation predicts that sales for the entire holiday season will be 4% higher than last year. seth doane is braving the crowds at the target store in jersey city, new jersey. you're not alone. good morning to you. >> reporter:
four children when a bomb hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war but he defended israel's fighting back. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon is in cairo, egypt today to assist cease-fire talks there. the threat of a ground war remains. thousands of israeli tanks, thousands of israeli tanks, soldiers and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people from gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama is right now in cambodia. he will raise human rights concerns in his meeting today with
marital affair. tara merger joins us from washington. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jill kelly a long time friend of the petraeus family apparently went to the fbi several months ago with her concerns and that led o to a revelation about the affair. and now congressments more information about the fbi's investigate. >> reporter: cbs has learned this girl, jill kelly triggered an investigation leading to the resignation of david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. his resignation caught many off guard. kelly went to the fbi after allegedly receiving e-mails from broadwell warning her to back off and stay away from my guy. officials say broadwell believed kelly was a romantic rival. broadwell made this comment about petraeus during a publicity tour. >> i think he has been a terrific role model for young people. >> reporter: congressional leaders say they are going to start an inquiry of their own. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told.
to a strip club and used public dollars to pay for it. receipts from a 2008 business trip show benjamin spent more than 4500 dollars at a strip club. and he was placed on administrative leave and although ben gentleman -- benjamin is retiring he will not receive a severance package. the port will continue investigateing and will discuss reimbursement policies this thursday. the strip club defense was not immediately noticed because the name of the venue called treasures was not on the receipt receipt. >>> the man who founded mcafee associates is now a person o of interest in a murder case. john mcafee sold his remaining shares of the antivirus software company in the 1990s. in the recent years he's been living on an island in belies. people want to question him about his neighborhood. >> he is enormous resources at his disposal. and that's allowed him to do whatever he wants. >> he called to declare his innocence in the murder case and said he has buried himself up to his neck in sand to hide from police. >> police in southern california shot and killed a u.s. marine from san jose this weeken
. >> are you worried about that and the stability of the hill. >> better to update us as soon as possible. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent
funded by cbs confidence is slowly starting to fade away and major is with us >>> major garret is with us in the studio. what's happening? >> americans might say, look, it feels like time is running out. they would be correct. nal republicwhite house and ote mostional republicans say they'll devote most if not all of this week, and things are slowing down and we're looking at a potential fiscal cliff stalemate. >> desmight republicans to put higher tax revenue from the wealthy on the table, democrats are scoffing. he they talked happy talk about are skofg.t we only have a auple of weeks to get something ouple of we have to get away from the happy talk and start talking aout specific things. dent obama hasbama has no new witht talks scheduled with congressional leaders but will cong phila suburban philadelphia aiday to press for an immediate bushto extend bush era tax cuts for m ers.blicans call that agningless electioneering. >> we congratulate him on his re-election. we don't know if he has enough todership qualities to push democrats. >> cost savings to health care aregrams like medicar
cost david petraeus his job as cia director. now general john allen's next job is in jeopardy. >> the u.s. commander in afghanistan will not become nato's top general just yet while the pentagon investigates his communications with tampa socialite jill kelley. bob orr has more details on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you say, his nomination is on hold and thursday's confirmation hearing is postponed. the head of nato is still backing allen and defense secretary leon panetta speaking overnight in australia also offered some guarded support. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job at isaf, in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. but his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. >> reporter: that caution was he can owed at the white house. >> it's an accurate statement that president still has faith in general allen? >> he has faith in general aln, believes he is doing and has done an excellent job.
umbrellases right? >> i am so excited for you guys. [ laughter ] >> you better come out with us. >> you will have such a good time. yes. you know what? i think the way it's going to happen, you will be right in the band of rain. you have more rain coming your way. >> excellent! >> we are seeing scattered showers outside this morning but you can see a stronger band off the coastline that's going to be pushing in over the next couple of hours. so the rain is going to be picking up if you are heading out on the commute this morning, it's going to be slick on the roads. we have already seen some of those scattered showers and then there's another band often the coastline but this one is going to get things going so high-def doppler radar picking up on the rainfall right now. it's been fairly light but that's about to change as we are going to see that band move onshore. that one will come on this morning, then maybe a break, and scattered showers. just for frank and michelle right here that band is going to come onshore with heavier rainfall and maybe even some thunderstorms. that sounds v
. jacklin road between campbell and arizona. a milpitas public information officer is en route to give us more concrete information on what happened. we'll have the latest coming up. live in milpitas, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> thank you. okay. well, the animals are lining up two by two here in the bay area because the rain is coming. today is okay. time it break out the arc as you point out. >> we are going to get significant rain this week. tomorrow you'll think what's the shouting about? we get rain on wednesday through saturday. so things are going to get wet. the seven-day forecast just looks like it's soaked all the way through and that's how it will feel. right now 47 degrees at concord, 54 oakland, livermore 46. san francisco at 52 degrees. and we have less fog than yesterday. napa is reporting fog so here and there. but as the high pressure leaves and the low pressure enters, that low pressure means all that pressure is lifted off of the lower atmosphere so the fog rises and we have mostly cloudy skies. 50-mile-an-hour gusts are possible. we have wind advisories for the rest of th
, everybody. it is wednesday, the election is over. it's november 7. good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 4:30. we're going to get to all things politics but first, let's check the weather across the bay area. lawrence. >> so much for the heat wave. it's all gone now. the fog swept in and we could see some rain in the next couple of days. of course much cooler temperatures. we'll talk about that coming up. >> a lot of overnight roadwork out there we'll break it down and foggy conditions this morning. check out this live camera across the golden gate bridge. we'll show you where visibility could be an issue coming up. "timesaver traffic" just a few minutes away. >>> our economy is recovering. a decade of war is ending. [ applause and cheers ] >> a long campaign is now over. [ applause and cheers ] >> president barack obama with his late-night victory speech in chicago last night. mr. obama says he is hoping to work with republicans now to solve the nation's problems. >> obama says he wants to meet with rival mitt romney to talk about working t
the smoke alarms and formed the evacuation of the about. the fire department tells us there's just minor damage to the electrical room and they aren't sure how it started. city hall should be open for business as usual today. >>> sierra lamar's accused killer faces new charges this morning. 21-year-old antolin garcia torres was been charged with trying to kidnap three other victims during three cam,ing in 2009. lamar disappeared in march of this year. torres was arrested in may for her kidnapping and murder even though lamar's body has not been found. >>> we are getting a look at two men suspected of kidnapping a woman and driving her from atm to atm in the east bay. walnut creek police say this video shows two men trying to withdraw money from a woman's account. she told police they grabbed her outside her office threw her in the back of her car. the suspects drove around to at least three other machines before dumping her and the car in the oakland hills. >> this doesn't happen here. >>> the woman told the police the suspects were named david and aubrey. police say they escaped in a sm
. good to have you with us. it's 6:00. >> it is. well, the unemployment has bounced up again. the jobs report was just released a few minutes ago. cate caugiran down in the newsroom with the very latest on the numbers. >> reporter: frank and michelle, the numbers show that more jobs were added in october. let's take a look. the numbers show the u.s. economy added 171,000 jobs in october right now unemployment rate is now at 7.9%. that's up from september's report which put us at 7.8%. now, that was the first dip below 8 since before the president took office. in terms of voters, some experts say these numbers are unlikely to sway them. >> if you are a person that feels that the general recovery that we have had has not been as much as it should have been, then you have already made up your mind probably not to vote for the president for re- election. if you are conversely someone who feels that the president inherited the mess and it's turning around a ship slowly to fix this thing and you generally like where he is with his other programs, you have also already made up your mind. >> r
in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds
who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was. having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater here. in 2010 during the lame duck period after the election there was -- they got some work done. and what -- for negotiation to work, both sides will probably start very far away. the question is will each
and a divisive election. he told supporters the best is yet to come. and cbs reporter bigad shaban joins us from chicago where the president, of course, is celebrating at the end of a campaign that lasted nearly two years and cost some $2 billion. bigad. >> reporter: good morning. here's where the president took the stage at half past midnight in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by a crowd of cheering supporters but one of the first few things he said during his half hour or so speech is that he wanted to congratulate governor romney and paul ryan on what he described as a hard-fought campaign. in fact, later he said, we may battle fiercely but it's because we love this country deeply. >>> reporter: the president's family joined him on stage to celebrate four more years in the white house. cheers ] >> you voted for action, not politics as usual. [ applause and cheers ] >> you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states giving him a decisive electoral college victory. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened
than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are being asked to grope themselves. >>> birth control pills should be sold over the counter say a number of doctors. >>> shake-up on sesame street. a man behind elmo announces he will be leaving the show after another accusation by underage boys. >> ban public nudity. >>> and score from high school basketball that's hard to believe. 138 points from one guy. if you don't believe me, you don't know jack. >> and all that matters. >> thanksgiving united states of america and you're taking on quite something. >> find out who is spending three days waiting in line for these black friday sales and go shopping at their house. >> on "cbs this morning." >> let's take a look at the clip. >> i thought you were going to go in for a kiss. okay. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. we've been expecting an announcement of cease fire
entrance. >> reporter: joe leader oversees maintenance for the metropolitan transit authority. he showed us some of the damage at the hardest hit station, south ferry at the southern tip of manhattan. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're still two levels -- we're at the water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week just to pump out the water. that's only the first step. >> the assessment afterwards will be very difficult because they'll have to be taken apart, elevators will have to be looked at, controls will have to be changed out. >> reporter: meantime, the city is doing what they can to relieve congestion, made much worse in lower manhattan where customers are still without power. new york's taxi rules were modified, allowing drivers to pick up more than one passenger at a time. mayor michael bloomberg announced that seven major routes into the city would be limited to vehicles carrying three or more people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: so we've seen s
the battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently holding a 51-47 edge over the republicans with two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state, massachusetts, where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with his democratic challenger elizabeth warren and in indiana claire mccast cell facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments a few weeks ago about rape. in all 33 senate seats run for grabs with races in several states that can really go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures dealing with immigration, marijuana-related measures will be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same-sex marriage. >>> the polls open in california a little more than two hours from now and many people have already voted by mail. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters where i imagine it's going to be busy in a couple of hours. >> reporter: that's wh
in the san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the man's body near fort baker about 8:00 yesterday morning. there is no information yet on the cause of the man's death. >>> a vigil will mark the 24th anniversary of a girl's disappearance here in the east bay. michaela garecht was 9 years old when she was kidnapped from in front of a store on mission boulevard in hayward in 1988. a bone fragment found earlier this year is now being tested to see if it came from the missing girl. >>> right now, a new attack on a gaza city high-rise. these are live pictures from gaza where you can see smoke coming from a building. witnesses say an israeli air strike has hit a building that houses a number of local and foreign news organizations. you can still see smoke in the air there. israel has been attack the region from the air. retaliation for months of rocket attacks coming gaza. >>> 94 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel, three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by the hamas. cbs reporter susan mcginnis has m
life. >> the murder victim, rory parkpettiford had just bought a used bmw that morning. he was 22 years old and an aspiring hip-hop singer. his father is now urging the suspect on the run to turn himself in. >>> president obama has sent secretary of state hillary clinton to the middle east to help mediate an end to the deadly conflict there between israel and the palestinians. it's now been about a week since israel began air strikes at the gaza strip. it is retaliation for rocket attacks on israel by hamas. at least 113 palestinians have been killed in gaza, nearly half civilians. the death toll in israel remains at 3. susan mcginnis has more on the continuing violence. >>> reporter: mosques in gaza issued the call for morning prayers today even as bombs and missiles rained down around them. the israeli military says it hit about 100 terror sites overnight, including the islamic national bank in gaza city that israel says it used to fund terror operations. hamas militants have launched more than 1,000 rockets into israel during this week-long battle. palestinian officials say 38 more p
and a half from now. here's a look at some of the stores. sears, toys 'r us and walmart plan to open at 8 p.m. target will open up at 9:00. locally two malls will open at midnight thanksgiving night for the first time ever. they are the valley fair in san jose and santa clara, and stoneridge shopping center down in pleasanton. we have you covered on the best money saving tips for this black friday. you can check out cbssf.com/black friday. >>> there is a holiday backlash from employees at walmart. [ chanting ] >> dozens of pro union protestors rallied at this oakland walmart yesterday. similar rallies are planned for tonight and tomorrow. walmart is nonunion. these protestors say the company thrives bidenning their workers a living -- by denying their workers a living inning what. walmart has asked the national labor relations board to stop the rally but a decision probably won't come in time. >>> a man accused in a deadly crime spree that included shooting a police officer now says he is sorry. jonathan wilbanks walked into court yesterday. police are still looking for his accomplice in la
ago because of a broken water main. they are using hay and mesh covering to keep more mud and debris from sliding down the hill. the city manager says they have to restore the hillside before they can repair the broken pipe. >>> gangs may be behind a gilroy drive by shooting. police say someone fired shots into a home on glenview drive around midnight. they also fired at a nearby parked car. according to police there were 8 people in the home during the shooting including a 4-month- old baby. no word if anybody was hit by gunfire. >>> the teen accused in a deadly crime spree in san jose will be in court this afternoon. the boy, adonis mull droe, will be tried as an adult. the 15-year-old faces 8 felony counts including murder and attempted murder of a police officer. police say he and 2 6-year-old jonathan wilbanks robbed some san jose businesses on november 16 killly rory parkpettiford. an officer was also injured. >>> two men are in custody. oakland police say it began monday when a husband shot cell phone video of another car being driven erratically. you see it here. police say t
. >> reporter: ordering a pentagon investigation of one of the nation's highest profile u.s. military officials. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the investigation involving his predecessor. secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned the case over to department of defense investigators. the senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petreaus' resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister like i said, she is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: kelley went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. monday night investigators searched broadwell's home. agents didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes and a computer. general allen is in washing
the storm knocked out power. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we stayed up here. >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> got upset. we lost everything we had. it's nothing we can do. >> reporter: vicente juarez says the water rose 3 feet high in his stafford township home. he spent the afternoon throwing everything away. damage from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. -- at cbssf.com. >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo pl
that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline. and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. >> the president says he will not agree to any budget deal that extends current tax rates for the wealthiest americans and says his stand on that issue was validated by voters. congressional republicans have said they are willing to include new tax revenue in a deficit reduction deal but they have been adamant that the tax rates themselves do not increase. >>> let's see how wall street is reacting to the news. not so good, down 124 points so far. >>> one of the key moments in the news conference came when the president took on republicans critical of his handling of the 9/11 attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the president strongly defended susan rice his ambassador to the united nations. rice has come under fire for statements she made in the days immediately following the attacks that left four americans dead. >> she made an appearance at t
delays at sfo. >> roberta gonzales is at the airport for us now with more. how long are we talking? >> reporter: right now the rain has stopped. we have a little reprieve but winds have been problematic gusting up to 37 miles an hour. behind me is an empty runway. this is something that you should not be seeing at this time of the day. it should be filled with arriving and departure flights. right now we have one cancellation of an international plane but we have so many cancellations of arriving flights for monterey, from orange county, from santa barbara. and earlier today we had over 4 hour delays on arriving flights. i just went inside the terminal and took another look. it looks like we are still seeing delays up to 2 hours and 24 minutes on arriving flights. what the duty manager says is that even if we begin to pick up some of these rates of departing flights we'll still have problems now on arrivals because it takes a while to get these planes turned around after such a huge delay. so word of advice, if you are coming to sfo, it's advisable to call ahead because this is goi
the weekend? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the roads are slick this morning. so if you want to use mass transit, might be a good idea but we are just getting word of bart delays. which lines are impacted, coming up. >> good morning, it's fry, november 9. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit o
of mud from that broken pipe and joins us live with more. >> reporter: daly city is one example of how cities can't afford to keep up with the old infrastructure. now civil injuries are saying basically we should prepare for more natural catastrophes here in the bay area. poor welds and lack of inspecial caused the explosion an incineration of a san bruno neighborhood years ago. putting off maintenance is not an option but they can't afford to do it. we are told more aging pipes could be in the area. injuries didn't look favorably on the infrastructure. the grade they gave for urban stormwater and flood control was a low d. in order to keep up, the bay area needs to spend nearly $3 billion. lawmakers say raising taxes is controversial but it's the best option. they voted in berkeley to pay higher property taxes to fix roads and other problems in the infrastructure. so engineers say at this point it could be a cautionary tale. pay up now or pay more down the road. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >> go to cbssf.com/weather to see hi-def doppler in your own neighborhood. >>> 5:06. let
turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather fo
, our team coverage takes us to chicago. president obama is there this morning and cbs reporter bigad shaban is covering his campaign. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, colorado, new hampshire and the president right now is hoping for the best as he waits to find out if he will be re- elected for another term. >>> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. i'm bigad shaban in chicago. >>> i'm randall pinkst
their votes in delaware. >>> there's also a big battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently hold a 51- 47 edge over the republicans with the two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state of massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown is in a very tight race with democrat liz when warren and in missouri democratic incumbent claire mccaskill facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments last week about rape. 33 senate seats up for grabs with races in several states that could go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures with immigration, marijuana-related measures to be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same- sex marriage. >>> less than two hours before polls open in california but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we were here yesterday and we s
with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> the winners have been named in all the states except florida which is still too close to call at this point. >> still waiting on that one. mr. obama has a 50-48% lead over republican mitt romney in the popular vote. he won most of the swing states for a convincing victory in the electoral vote count. now, both candidates spoke last night. romney appeared in boston. he said the election is over but his principles endured. president obama appeared in chicago to claim victory. called for reconciliation after a divisive election. cbs reporter bigad shaban now has the very latest in chicago. >> reporter: good morning. here's where the president took the stage at about half past hid night local time in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by cheering supporters and one of the first few things said on that stage was end to congratulate governor mitt romney and paul ryan on what he called a hard- fought campaign and said "we may battle fiercely but it's because we love this country deeply." >>> reporter: the presiden
hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war but he defended israel's fighting back. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon is in cairo, egypt today to assist cease-fire talks there. the threat of a ground war remains. thousands of israeli tanks, soldiers and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border awaiting the command. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and here's a look at some live pictures of gaza city now. the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia af
of the directors just resigned following allegations public money was used at a strip club. >> it's the last four or five years our people have been taking furlough days, asked to take other types of cuts at the same time as these people are just arrogantly out spending fraudulently the port's money that should be on our table. this should be feeding our children and keeping us in our houses. so absolutely you can imagine the frustration of the workers to see and hear that that's taking place at a time when saying they are broke and have no money. >> reporter: workers have also displayed an inflatable rat which is a symbol of labor protest. the union rep i spoke to says if they don't get this time, they will be back out here again and again until it happens. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> in about an hour nurses also plan to go on strike at ten bay area hospitals. the walkout is planned for two days at eight sutter hospitals and for today only at two san jose hospitals run by hospital corporation of america. replacement nurses have been hired for five days. it will be the second nurses
on the east coast all those years, you are used to getting up at 9:00 and boom there it is. you have to wait a little longer here. looks like a nice day. >> you can see the crowds are already lining up on the streets there. >>> black friday is starting a whole day earlier this year. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live outside a kmart store in san mateo this morning. kmart opens in an hour. >> reporter: there is a line already wrapped around the building. some people got here at 10 p.m. last night. the kmart opens at 6 a.m. and is among a handful of stores opening on thursday for black friday sales. a lot of people are bundled up because it's chilly. you have your blanket. what are you out here for? >> for the door busters, the televisions that are $97 and 1.99. i think that's the majority of people out here for the tvs. >> reporter: what do you think about behalf hang on thanksgiving this year at a lot -- happening on thanksgiving this year at a lot of places? >> i think it's a positive thing because, you know, that way if we're out here now we still have dinnertime with the family. a l
. >>> the u.s. consulate in libya will be the focus of hearings on capitol hill starting today. general david petraeus is set to testify tomorrow even though he resigned from the cia amid the investigation into his extramarital affair. meanwhile, the benghazi attack may affect a potential nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. some republicans say susan rice was either lying or incompetent when five days after attack she said there was no information to conclude it was premeditated. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> president obama defends the u.n. ambassador to the u.n. he says he has determined whether he will nominate her for secretary of state. >>> the woman at the center of the petraeus scandal has had her security removed. she had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who first brought the case to the bureau. frederick humphries is a friend of florida socialite jill kelley. she went to him when she started getting e-mails from paula broadwell. >>> three people are reportedly dead after a rocket attack on south
this morning if you work in san francisco and typically use the bay bridge. we have major delays after a five-car crash. more details coming up. >>> all right, liz. thanks. good morning, everyone. it is friday, you made it, folks, november 16. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:01. get ready for a wet weekend. >> the rain is moving in. it's already here and i think it's going to be around for a while. let's check in with lawrence and find out how much, how long and when it's all going away. >> reporter: yeah, guys. the storm door opened up. i think it couldn't be worse as far as the timing is concerned for all the computers today on the way to work today we have a heavy band of rainfall about to make its way onshore. you can see that on our high- def doppler radar right now. look at that! the yellows and oranges just off the coastline. we are going to get pounded this morning right when everybody is coming to work and you know what? right when they are going home tonight. i think a heavier band moves onshore maybe even embedded thunderstorms. right now we have some shower
of a palestinian state in the west bank in order to get israel back to the negotiation table. meanwhile the u.s. insists direct negotiations with israel. >> path to a two-state solution is through jerusalem and ramallah, not new york. >> israel's prime minister says u.n. recognition of an independent palestinian state would not advance the palestinians' quest for a homeland. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says palestinians first need to recognize israel as the jewish homeland, declare an end to their conflict and agree to security procedures that protect israel. >>> more talks are in the works on capitol hill in hopes of preventing the u.s. from falling off the "fiscal cliff." treasury secretary tim geithner and a white house aide plan to visit with the four house and senate leaders. they hope to find common ground on how to avert a series of tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to begin in january. >>> president obama will have lunch with mitt romney today the first time they meet face to face since their debate before the election. the event at the white house will be private.
for the thanksgiving holiday. it used to be the busiest travel holiday but it doesn't appear to be. but there is more traffic on the roads and they are wet. i hydroplaned a couple of times coming down here on highway 101. here are picture we shot at the redwood city caltrains station. people doing planes, trains and automobiles for their thanksgiving travel. we are waiting for things to pick up. it's only 5 a.m. but we'll talk to people about how the rain is impacting their travel plans. but first let's check in with lawrence karnow because he has more information on how long this rain is going to last. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the rain continues around the bay area but it tapers off toward the latter part of the morning. right now hi-def doppler picking up on all the showers outside. it pushes through parts of the south and east bay now. you can see the rain line shifted southward. the cold front moving through overnight with winds. pockets of moderate rainfall. if you are at the 280, more of that towards sunnyvale, milpitas. we'll see this on and off this morning but then it
morning commute, gosh, it is just a mess in a lot of spots all across the bay area. use mass transit. one of our biggest hot spots now continues to be the area around the dublin interchange. you can actually see on our camera those flashing lights. that's all lanes blocked on westbound 580 approaching 680 near the dublin interchange. some traffic is able to squeeze by on the right-hand shoulder but we have seen backups since early this morning after this big rig accident happened. let's go to our maps for the drive time across the stretch more than 20 minutes. 23 minutes between the altamont pass and 680 but again that real bottleneck is through the dublin-pleasanton area. more reports of downtown wires downed trees in fact all lanes are blocked in both directions of 84 in woodside between grandview and 35. we have wind advisories on about every bridge in the bay area including across the golden gate bridge. you can see conditions are slick. and yeah we just got lots of reports of different spinouts, ponding in lanes and windy conditions, as well. you can see it a little earlier in our 88
for the slick roads. a lot of reports of downed trees as well as so if you want to use mass transit this morning, we are going to be really pumping up mass transit. everything is so far reporting no delay for bart systemwide, ace train number one, muni, caltrain and ferries. that's a check of traffic. back to you guys. >>> there have been reports of lightning strikes in the bay area. cbs 5's elissa harrington joins us now from the san francisco airport. >> reporter: it's raining and windy. if we point the camera up to the lights you can see what we're dealing with here. look at that rain being whipped around by these strong winds. sfo reports gusts up to 54 miles per hour. and then below you can see some of those trees whipping around, as well. now, as you said, there was a lightning strike just west of the airport around 3 a.m. and we could expect some flight delays even cancellations making a headache for those travelers who had to deal with this on wednesday. this is the second of a series of storms rolling into the bay area and on wednesday, 36 departures and 37 arrivals were canceled. some
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